Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4545 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

History of Ahmedabad, Gujarat


1 copy of Muntakhab-i aḥvāl-i zayn al-bilād Aḥmad'ābād

Brief history of Ahmedabad in Gujarat (India) from the period preceding the Muslim sultanates to that of Raghunath Rao's rule, possibly compiled by the scribe

Scribe: Mānik Lāʿl ibn Tarang Laʿl of the qawm Bhram Khatrī, resident of Ahmedabad, completed [for Kinoch Forbes] at the haveli of Munshi Bhola Nath son of Sara Bhay

Dated: 11 Shaʿbān 1265/3 July 1849

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 102 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 437 × 285 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 11 Shaʿbān 1265/3 July 1849 AH; 3 July 1849 CE ; India

Record Sources

Based on unpublished description in Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. 3. Available on British Library Digitised Manuscripts, manuscript number: MSS Eur E207/7_f018r


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